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Joseph Mariano
The National Flute Association
Historic Recording Series, Vol. 2

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on March 17, 1922, a young Italian couple by the name of Mariano welcomed the first of their four children, and named him Joseph. Joseph's father worked for the railroad; his mother keep house and raised the children - and sang. She sang magnificently, in a beautiful, slightly husky mezzo-soprano voice. She sang from dawn to dusk - lullabies, folk and popular songs, even grand opera. In fact the whole Mariano clan adored opera; perhaps this is why as a payment for a job, Joseph's father was once given a flute.
The instrument intrigued young Joseph, who started lessons at age twelve, and was soon satisfying his cousins' demands for famous opera arias....

SelectionsBernard Rogers Walter Gieseking: Sonatine Joseph Jongen: Concert a cinq Alec Wilder: Quintet for Winds No. 1 Kent Kennan Francis Couperin: Concert Royal No. 4 Walter Piston: Quintet for Flute and String Quartet Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata in B Minor Gardner Read James Adair: Concertino da Camera for flute, harp and strings Irving Fin: Partita for Wind Quintet Charles Tomlinson Griffes Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata in E-flat major
Year Released: 2001
Produced by Andra Bohnet and Fenwick Smith
This CD is a collaborative project of the National Flute Association and the Eastman School of Music

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